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How do planets generate their magnetic fields?

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Despite half a century of concerted effort, there is still no agreed cartoon for the mechanisms by which planets maintain their magnetic fields. We offer one possible cartoon here, motivated by studies of rapidly-rotating turbulence.

This talk is part of the Fluid Mechanics (CUED) series.

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